14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + train:  15​h 30​min
1
Kyoto
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Konohana
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
3
Tokyo
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Nara (Todai-ji Temple & Nara Park). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, make a trip to Nishiki Market, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Kyoto travel route planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Kyoto is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Kyoto due to the time zone difference. In June, Kyoto is warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Konohana.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trip

Nara
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Konohana

Konohana ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Konohana: Chuo (Meriken Park & Chinatown (Nankinmachi)).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Konohana sightseeing tool .

Getting from Kyoto to Konohana by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Konohana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Konohana

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Osaka, Kobe
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Kuchu Teien Observatory

5
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Change things up with a short trip to Tokyo DisneySea in Urayasu (about 30 minutes away). Have a day of magic on the 4th (Thu) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tokyo attractions planning website .

Explore your travel options from Konohana to Tokyo with the Route module. July in Tokyo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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